Afghan Army Now Ready … to Lose to the Taliban

by Charles Knight One need not be prophetic to sense a bad outcome for the U.S. war in Afghanistan. Almost nothing has gone by plan since the Bush administration joined forces with the Northern Alliance in 2001 to kick the… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to US foreign policy for Sept. 10 “Nuclear Mullahs”: The former executive editor of the New York Times, Bill Keller, summarizes the debate over Iran’s nuclear program and concludes that no war with Iran is far… Continue Reading  

Blown Away

How the U.S. Fanned the Flames in Afghanistan By Tom Engelhardt and Nick Turse Posted by Tom Dispatch Is it all over but the (anti-American) shouting — and the killing?  Are the exits finally coming into view? Sometimes, in a moment, the… Continue Reading